Nail Technology

Program Summary

The Nail Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers as manicurists and pedicurists by becoming licensed Nail Technicians. Students will learn the theory and application of nail technology in a classroom and clinic setting.

Students will enhance their learning by working with other students, mannequin hands, and clients in a clinic setting. Upon successful completion, students will have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation licensing exam.

Upon successful completion of the program, students are required to pass the Illinois Nail Technician Examination for employment in this field of study.


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First 8 weeksCredit Hours
NLT 130Nail Technology Theory I4
NLT 131Nail Technology Lab I4
Second 8 weeks
NLT 132Nail Technology Theory II4
NLT 133Nail Technology Lab II4

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Wendy Harris

Cosmetology Instructor